City Council Debates Increases to Street Maintenance Worker Pay, Votes Not to Pursue Changes to State Liquor License Laws. COVID-19 Cases Continue Spiking in Douglas County.
Both the Omaha City Council and Douglas County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday.
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“I like people … You will find, in me, a good listener.” — Howard Hamilton, July 7, 2016, Omaha World Herald Historian and well-known local character Howard Hamilton died of COVID-19 last November. His cremated remains were interred almost a year later, November 6, 2021, at Westlawn/Hillcrest Cemetery near 57th and Center Streets. Hamilton devoted…
December 411th Annual Christmas in the VillageNoon – 5 p.m. | FreeVillage at 24th and Lake The Empowerment Network’s 11th annual event in the heart of North Omaha will provide some much-needed community building and holiday cheer this December. There will be free horse-drawn carriage rides, small businesses to support, tons of arts and crafts…
December 4JR Robinson at The Jewell6:30 and 8:30 p.m. shows | $35The Jewell MJ’s “Rock With You” and Winwood’s “Higher Love” are two number one hits with one commonality: iconic drumming by JR Robinson. The Iowa-born drummer penned 50 Grammy award-winning grooves and is one of Rolling Stone’s top 100 drummers. Experience his genius alongside…
“Community builder” may best describe the late David Catalan, whose commitment to improving Omaha was all the more impressive given he made this his adopted hometown. Catalan arrived in 1980 as a Union Pacific manager. He immersed himself in community affairs and public service the next four decades — a far cry from his earlier, rootless…
Author Crash Hartless is a member of the Omaha Roller Derby, Omaha’s premier flat-track roller derby league.ORD’s mission is to promote the strength, athleticism, and independence of individuals through the sport of flat-track roller derby and to provide the skills and training necessary for participation at regional, national, and international level. All Omaha Roller Derby…
Douglas County Commissioner and former Omaha Mayor Mike Boyle was the quintessential Irish-American political figure. If you met him, he remembered your name the next time he saw you. He was quick with a story, often at his own expense, and could be quick to anger in defense of those who needed a defender. If…